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American actor, film director, film producer and composer

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Clinton "Clint" Eastwood, Jr. has received five Academy Awards, five Golden Globe Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award and five People's Choice Awards—including one for Favorite All-Time Motion Picture Star.

Clint Eastwood Info

Birth nameClinton Eastwood, Jr.
Date of BirthMay 31, 1930
Place of BirthSan Francisco, California, U.S.
OccupationsActor, director, producer, composer
Spouse (s)Maggie Johnson (1953-1984; divorced), Dina Ruiz (1996-present)
Years active1954–present
NationalityAmerican
PartnerSondra Locke (1975–1989), Frances Fisher (1990–1995)
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 When I was younger, I was desperate to find the brass ring. So I worked constantly and I wasn’t as good a father as I am now, because now my daughter takes precedence. I go to the school activities, all the softball games. I look kind of ridiculous out there. Almost everybody’s got a younger father than me. But it’s fun. I think you appreciate everything when you get to my age. 
— Clint Eastwood feels ridiculous that he is much older than other parents when he goes to visit his teenage daughter play sports / January 29, 2011
 When I directed my first film, Play Misty for Me in 1971, I thought, ‘Gee, if I could pull this off, maybe I could get behind the camera because I may be 78 some day and not want to look at myself in front of the camera’. As you go along, every chapter is a new chapter and someday you look back and say, ‘I have been doing that.’ And it’s been a nice journey. 
— Clint Eastwood thinks he did a good job by turning to direction from acting / January 29, 2011
 I thought James Bond should be British. I am of British descent but by that same token, I thought that it should be more of the culture there. 
— Clint Eastwood saying he has no regrets about turning down the role offered to him after Sean Connery quit / February 12, 2010
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 I thought he was just Christ-like. There are just no people like this on the planet. He could have come out of jail and started a civil war. Instead, he saw that rugby, the national pastime, could unite whites and blacks. It was a stroke of genius. 
— Clint Eastwood likens Nelson Mandela to Christ / November 06, 2009
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